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Macron claims Trump will drop Iran nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he may have failed in efforts to persuade Donald Trump to retain an international nuclear deal with Iran.

WhatsApp to raise minimum age limit to 16 in EU

Popular messaging service WhatsApp is banning under-16s from using its platform in the European Union.

Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a boy

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy. The child, who was born in the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, central London, is fifth in line to the throne and the Queen's sixth great-grandchild.

Queen of England hopes son Prince Charles will succeed her

The Queen has appealed to Commonwealth leaders to appoint her son, Prince Charles, to succeed her as their head.

Spain holds Swiss bank whistle-blower

Spanish police have arrested a whistle-blower convicted in Switzerland for sending thousands of HSBC clients' secret bank details to tax authorities.

64 killed in Russia shopping centre blaze

At least 64 people have died in a fire that engulfed a shopping and entertainment complex in the Siberian coal-mining city of Kemerovo.

Vatican press chief resigns over doctored letter

The head of the Vatican communications department has resigned after coming under fire for doctoring a letter sent by retired Pope Benedict XVI.

Sarkozy detained for receiving ‘funding’ from Gaddafi

A former President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy is facing questioning over allegations that he received campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi.

Muted Western reaction to Putin victory

World leaders are congratulating Vladimir Putin on his election for a new six-year term as Russian president, but so far no Western leaders have responded to his victory.

Russian spy: Moscow vows swift response on expulsions

Moscow has vowed there will be a swift response to the expulsion of 23 of its diplomats by Britain.

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